A Gothic garden can be a mix of ghosts, vampires, zombies and haunted houses growing with creepy plants in a terrarium, window box or something more creative.
Your personal website can be anything: a blog, an online journal, a photo blog, a podcast, a wiki community, a microblog, or your own hand-made HTML site.
Sesame Street's muppets will always be a part of Jim Henson's legacy. Here are the muppets: Kermit, Miss Piggy, Bert, Ernie, Cookie Monster, Big Bird, The Count and others, in ASCII art.
Painted, drawn, photographed or in ASCII art, there is something pretty spectacular about sharks with their smooth, streamlined looks and their purpose as predators in the oceans.
Here are a selection of ASCII art rams, sheep and goats to inspire you for the year long celebration of the Year of the Goat. Also known as the Year of the Sheep or the Year of the Ram.
Here are a selection of ASCII art dogs, puppies, and mutts to inspire you for the Year of the Dog in Chinese astrology.
Here are a selection of ASCII art hares/ rabbits to inspire you for the Year of the Hare, in Chinese astrology.
Why do we have a fascination with the end of the world, or at least the end of our own civilization?
Make a poinsettia from paper, felt, yarn or anything else you can work with to create your own poinsettia Christmas pin.
Life coaches help you achieve goals and get past whatever is keeping you from taking action to reach your goals A life coach can help you focus on what really is important to you. A life coach doesn't focus on solving issues from your past but on taking action in the here and now.
Each time I read a title claiming to have a cure or remedy for menopause I laugh. There is no cure. Menopause is not something to be healed, it's a cycle of life for women. It's something that happens like birth, death and taxes. But, it doesn't have to be miserable.
November 25th this year (2012) will be the 100th year anniversary of the Grey Cup and the Canadian Football League (CFL).
I didn't grow up in Barrie but I've lived here more than five years. I like Barrie, it's a small city north of the bigger city, Toronto, Ontario. But, Barrie has everything you need right here: art, culture, shopping, night-life, outdoor and indoor activities.
Prehistoric animals in ASCII art, text art. As you look at this collection (gallery) of dinosaurs in ASCII art, think of them not as lines on a page but real creatures who lived, breathed, ate, slept and were much more colourful and lively than we will ever know from the fossils that remain from...
Castles created in ASCII text art. Castles are fun to make with ASCII Art. The shapes suit text characters. A lot of it is plain up and down and side to side. There aren't many circular shapes.
My Grandmother pressed the flowers she was given in the pages of her diary. I've always been fond of vintage romantic notions like this. So, I have to be careful when picking up my own old diaries/ journals lest the old pressed blooms slip out from the hand-written pages.
Did you ever get a charm bracelet? So nice to have something special, a cultural tradition which also preserves memories from your life and the events in it. Plus, it's shiny and pretty too.
Dragons are mystical, mythical, monsters... or are they? How do you play a dragon in a role play game (RPG)? Is your dragon a great gamer or on the sidelines? Have you ever designed your own dragon?
I admire Lisa Kelly of the Ice Road Truckers reality TV series, from the History channel. She's taken this season off from the show and I just don't find the Ice Road Truckers very interesting to watch without her.
I grew up in the GTA, before it was known as the Greater Toronto Area. The GTA is a large area around the city of Toronto which has become included with the city, although the area is outside the city limits.
I like to make ASCII art. I started in 1998 and I still take time to type out a picture now and then. Usually, the holidays inspire me to get creative with the keyboard. Making art is a nice change from using the keyboard to type out word and sentences.
I'm a long time fan of the Russian Matryoshka nesting doll. The Russian doll sets appeal to me as something feminine, historical and cultural. They're pretty too. I've found all sorts of doll sets in various themes and mediums - not just the standard wooden doll any more.
Wolves and the legendary werewolves have been howling at the full moon in art and fiction for centuries. Here are wolves created in ASCII text art. Not all of them are howling, but most are.
When did you last make paper snowflakes? Get paper, scissors, a pencil and maybe some glitter - start folding and cutting. If you make enough you can have a paper snow storm.
Once upon a time brooch bouquets were a wedding thing. Not any more. Make your own brooch bouquet from any jewellery for any occasion.
My Dad used to get red marks on the sides of his nose from his reading glasses. I never had that problem until recently. It was very sore. I wanted to know why I suddenly had this problem, what it was and how to fix it.
From my experience after my Dad died I found many people did not know how to express sympathy or condolences. It's actually not as complicated as they were making it. The best condolences were honest and simple words.
Toilet roll cosies can come in different shapes and forms but I've always liked the pretty doll who covers the toilet tissue roll with her wide skirt.
How I stopped feeling like a wounded wreck and got on with my life again after my divorce.
Romantic flowers in ASCII art can be sent in email.
How to be a new, modern spinster and enjoy your own company while being happy living alone.
Happy Thanksgiving in ASCII Art. Whether or not you do anything for Thanksgiving, it's nice to give thanks for the people and things we appreciate.
I love old buildings with all the trimmings, like gargoyles. Here are a collection of gargoyles created in ASCII art.
I didn't like my Dad and he didn't want me. I think of him on Father's Day but I don't feel bad now that he's gone. I wrote this post for other people who won't be thinking all happy thoughts on Father's Day.
Elves, pixies and fairies/ faeries in ASCII art.
When you try to create a garden gnome in ASCII art the challenge is to keep it looking like a garden gnome and not let it turn into a clown, an elf or Santa Claus.
Centaurs are usually shown as the archer for Sagittarius in astrology. Just as often centaurs are drawn with a spear, sword or nothing at all. Here are the ASCII art centaurs I collected from online, a variety of poses, looks and styles.
Pure, delicate and graceful unicorns created in ASCII text art.
You have a birthday once a year, every year. Don't be in denial. Be proud; celebrate yourself. Age really is just a number; it's all about how you FEEL. Choose to feel good.
Showcase for ASCII art Easter bunnies and rabbits.
A showing of Easter baskets, Easter eggs and Easter chicks made with ASCII art.
The Chinese New Year begins on January, 23rd this year. It's the Year of the Dragon! Here are a selection of ASCII art dragons to inspire you for the year long celebration.
Valentine's Day should be enjoyed by all. Pick an ASCII art and send it to someone, family, friend, or more than just friends.
Happy New Year! ASCII art collection for celebrating a New Year.
Come and see Santa Claus done in ASCII art. Happy Holidays!
Snowmen are part of the Christmas decorations and ornaments but they can really last all winter long, if it's cold enough outside.
Candy canes are tricky to create in ASCII art. Here's a collection of ASCII art candy canes done well.
I especially like to see how creative others have gotten with the design of an ASCII art Christmas tree. It can be kept simple or be quite complicated. I've yet to see one I don't like.
Christmas ASCII art created by ldb (me).
ASCII art for birthdays. Even if it's your unbirthday.
So many spooky things lurking around dark corners... where do you find more dark corners than inside a haunted house? Visit haunted houses made in ASCII (text) art.